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  • Organist and composer Thierry Escaich performs ciné-concerts - improvised accompaniments to silent black and white films from the 1920’s - on organ, or occasionally piano. These films can range from short animation, to feature length familiar titles.

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  • Escaich will accept special requests and offers a list of films including The Phantom of the Opera, Metropolis, The Passion of Joan of Arc etc. 

    Recent performances include at the Berlin Philharmonie, Philharmonie de Paris, Mariinsky Theatre, Auditorium de Lyon, Maison symphonique de Montréal, Dresden Philharmonie, San Sebastian Cathedral, Tonhalle Zürich, Glasgow Cathedral, Wiener Konzerthaus, De Doelen Rotterdam, Shanghai Concert Hall.

    Leading French composer and organist Thierry Escaich is a uniquely creative figure in contemporary music, celebrated as a composer, organist and improviser. Read more about Thierry Escaich here.


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Film titles

The Phantom of the Opera (1925, dir. R. Julian)
Metropolis (1927, dir. F. Lang)
La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc / The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928, dir. C. T. Dreyer)
Sunrise / L’Aurore (1927, dir. F.W. Murnau)
The Wind (1928, dir. Victor Sjöström)
Luther (1928, dir. Kyser)

Other films available on request. 

Catherine Gibbs
Associate Director
+44 20 7608 9946

Lucy Evans
Assistant Artist Manager
+44 20 7608 9940

Maebh Lehane
Senior Manager, imagine
+44 20 7608 9924

Eleanor Philpott
Assistant Artist and Project Manager, imagine
+44 20 7608 9918